0971 – Mermaids purse

May 13, 2019 - Comment

0971 – Mermaids purse Image by Bruce Stokes An egg case or egg capsule, colloquially known as a mermaid’s purse or devil’s purse, is a casing that surrounds the fertilized eggs of some sharks, skates, and chimaeras. The one on the left was moving right in front of us.

0971 – Mermaids purse
skate life
Image by Bruce Stokes
An egg case or egg capsule, colloquially known as a mermaid’s purse or devil’s purse, is a casing that surrounds the fertilized eggs of some sharks, skates, and chimaeras.

The one on the left was moving right in front of us.